Understanding IP Telephony
Because of modern technology, today’s telephone systems although still doing the same functions, have enable different systems to get interconnected with each other. Because of the many tasks that have become automated, IP telephone systems are now helping business employees to be more productive and to have lesser operational costs.
Then voice traffic took a big turn in terms of transmission method. The traditional circuit switching where callers used a point to point path to make a voice call, was replaced by VoIP and packet switching became the new standard to follow.
Now, calls can be sent across the worldwide internet connections at such a fast pace because of developments in data networking, wide area networking and the internet quality which has made quality issues diminish.
+++++++++++++++++++ Telephone service providers now offer IP enabled or pure IP solutions. And IP enabled system is a traditional digital telephone system that have adapt to support VOIP technology. A pure IP telephone system is based on pure IP switching methods and will offer better scalability and more integration with 3rd party systems and software.
The most basic VoIP enables broadband users to make calls over the internet for free. But just like when using Skype or messenger , the other party should also be subscribed to the same service so that it will work and there will be communication with the two of you.
The main disadvantage of free services is that each user must be online and signed up with the same service. Breaking out of the VoIP network is then the only ways you can call another personal normally on a landline or mobile. Then you call gets charged.
Today, there is better VoIP services provided by service providers because of the improvement of internet speed.
It is now commonplace to find VoIP providers to continue to drive IP trunk services to small and medium businesses.
Here are some of the advantages of an IP telephone system.
Using the internet, if you have a VoIP based phone system, then each office location that is enable in the system can easily be linked together though the internet. There will be a free and seamless internal dialing across locations if the phone systems are lined together.
If you are making an inter branch call then it saves the cost of using the regular telephone service. In a VoIP system, the extension numbering is unified. There is centralized management and there is sharing of applications. This means that all inter-office calls are free and every member or staff can reach all remote staff simply by dialing their internal extension number. Those who work remotely, in small offices or from home are integrated as part of the VoIP network.
VoIP telephone system features include use in any location viewing extension status, using voice mail, call recording, and vowing call history from anywhere.
VoIP telephone system is great for your business.